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Kelly Springfield Tires Sign 1917 Detroit photo #452924
Sun Aug 04 2013 05:43 PM
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I hope this is proper area for this, but I though others might like to see a photo of Detroit 1917 with enormous Kelly Tires sign.

Kelly Tires Sign from twitter

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Re: Kelly Springfield Tires Sign 1917 Detroit photo [Re: maojunior] #452927
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That is the twitter account of Presidential Historian, Michael Beschloss, who posts some incredible pics from US history.

Re: Kelly Springfield Tires Sign 1917 Detroit photo [Re: maojunior] #452938
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Detroit seemed a little nicer in 1917.. cool


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Re: Kelly Springfield Tires Sign 1917 Detroit photo [Re: advertologist] #452941
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I can't believe how picture perfect it looked in 1917!! So developed!!

Re: Kelly Springfield Tires Sign 1917 Detroit photo [Re: advertologist] #452950
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Originally Posted By: advertologist
Detroit seemed a little nicer in 1917.. cool

I'd bet a lot of places were Nicer in 1917, including Long Beach! BUT w/o AC, Internet, TV, Extra Disposable income for collecting, etc, etc......

Re: Kelly Springfield Tires Sign 1917 Detroit photo [Re: maojunior] #452952
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Cool photo of a great city during better times!


Dave GILL,
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Re: Kelly Springfield Tires Sign 1917 Detroit photo [Re: Dave's Garage] #452957
Sun Aug 04 2013 06:34 PM
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Very cool Photo!!! Thanks for sharing!! Being from Detroit metro area, it kinda hits home a bit.

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Re: Kelly Springfield Tires Sign 1917 Detroit photo [Re: Steven C.] #453064
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I'll bet that square looked wild at night with all of those neons. Mitch


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